National Savings Schemes (AML and CFT) Rules, 2019 [“Rules”] apply to all offices and persons responsible for the issuance, management, marketing, registration, replacement, sale and discharge of the instruments issued by offices of issue.

Office of Issue [“OI”] includes National Savings Centers.

• Controlling Office [“CO”] means head offices of National Savings, State Bank of Pakistan Banking Services, and Pakistan Post Office.

• politically exposed person [“PEP”] means any person entrusted with a prominent public function by the state of Pakistan, a foreign country or an international organization and includes heads of state or government and members and senior officials of legislature, judiciary, executive, military and regulatory authorities and senior executives of corporations, departments or bodies that are owned or controlled by the state.